Pest Control Technician : Almond Africa Almond Africa

Job Summary

We are growing! Almond Africa is looking for suitably qualified personnel to fill an opening within our company as a Pest Control Technician.

Desired attributes :
Technically sound
High quality standards
Ability to work under pressure
Independent problem solving capability
Good hand/eye coordination
Works well within a team
Good communication skills
Overall good health and vitality
Presentable and well groomed
Awareness of health and safety in the workplace

Duties and Responsibilities

Inspecting customers’ premises to identify pest problems and advising customers on recommendations for structural or sanitary modifications that will reduce pest access to food, water and harbourage.
Drawing site maps of the Client’s premises, indicating the positions of any of the Contractor’s assets that will be installed for the purpose of carrying out the required services.
Determining the kind of treatment required to eliminate a particular type of pest.
Applying suitable pesticides as well as non chemical baits including but not limited to glue-boards, uv light traps, tunnel traps and snap traps to areas of treatment by following the required protocol and complying with safety procedures.
Removing incidental invaders of concern from a Client’s site, including but not limited to snakes, bees and feral cats.
Pest exclusion services that include installing fly screens and rodent proofing.
Maintenance and upkeep of all pest control tools and equipment.
Keeping vehicle clean, performing routine maintenance checks and reporting faults.
Receiving information from Operations Manager pertaining to scheduling of services to customers, as well as informing the Accounts Department about customer quotations.
Filling out all necessary paperwork before, during and upon completion of each job, including but not limited to:
Treatment confirmation reports
Job cards
Pre-task risk assessment forms
Incident report forms
Providing feedback to the Operations Manager of all treatments, concerns as well as recommendations that aid better functionality and service for the client.
Ensure proper use of PPE as per requirement of a particular job
Participate during stocktake
Identifying opportunities to sell additional company services and products.

Qualifications and Experience

Class 2 Journeyman
“C” in ‘O’ Level Maths and English
Criminal Free Record
Age - 22 to 55
Clean Class 4 Driver’s License
Valid Defensive Driving Certificate

How to Apply

*Successful candidates will undergo a food handler’s medical examination*

* Applicants to indicate on their applications, the city they would prefer to be employed in (Harare or Bulawayo)

Almond Africa is an equal opportunities employer. Please forward CV and application letter, copies of all academic and professional certificates and at least two reference letters to

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